Feds Fed Up with Being Shown Up

So they’re taking it out on ABC:

In a clash between security and the First Amendment, federal authorities are threatening criminal charges against ABC News reporters who smuggled harmless depleted uranium into the country for a second time during an investigation of border inspections.

Of course, there’s no security issue at stake here, except for the total absence of security. But doesn’t ABC know that embarrassing the Bush administration gives comfort to our enemies?

Only the Smokers Shall Survive

If Al Qaeda executes this nefarious plot (according to D.C., anyway):

“References to nicotine and solanine [found in potatoes] appear in numerous terrorist training manuals and documents seized in Afghanistan,” the FBI said in its weekly bulletin to law enforcement agencies, which was sent out late Wednesday. “The most likely technique for nicotine or solanine poisoning would be food, beverage or water contamination; however, nicotine can also be absorbed through the skin and mouth and the digestive and respiratory tracts.”

Is Michael Bloomberg trying to weaken New Yorkers’ resistance to terror?

Iraq – or Kosovo?

Chris Floyd of the Moscow Times had a column last week about the occupation forces’ use of Saddam’s secret police to govern the “new” Iraq.
Floyd’s style is so cutting edge, I would hardly be surprised if Imperial officials actually bled after reading this stuff.
Consider this phrase, used to describe the US alliance with the Iraqi secret police:
“monstrous copulation of rapacious conquerors with bloodthirsty scum.”
Conjures images of NATO’s alliance with the KLA, doesn’t it? Continue reading “Iraq – or Kosovo?”